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gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate